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Bristol First Time Home Buyer - Owning a Home Has Its Benefits - 11/30/09 08:49 PM
Bristol First Time Home Buyer Are you thinking of buying a home in Bristol, CT? Are you hoping to take advantage of the first time home buyer tax credit? Is it the affordable homes in Bristol, or the central location that has you interested in becoming a Bristol First Time Home Buyer? There are lots of reasons that owning a home has benefits. Maybe it is one of the reasons in the article below maybe it is a very personal reasons. No matter the reason, they all make coming home to YOUR home special. Before becoming a Bristol First Time Home (0 comments)
Via Denise Hamlin, Iowa City Real Estate & Relocation Specialist (Vermace Realty - Locally Owned Real Estate Company): I'm fielding a lot of questions about the homebuyer tax credit for repeat buyers and thought it worthwhile to answer individual questions as they come up. My last post in this "series" was to cover the question that you don't need to sell your home to qualify for the repeat homebuyer tax credit.The question I got asked today was what the phase out range is on income limits for repeat homebuyers. I should mention that when it comes to income, the rules are same (0 comments)
Enfield Square Mall Santa - 11/20/09 10:33 AM
"Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind." Mary Ellen Chase. What better way to get the children in the Christmas state of mind that a visit to Santa at the Enfield Square Mall? Santa will be arriving at the Enfield Square Mall (Target entrance) on November 21st at noon on a bright red fire truck. From November 21st until Decmeber 24th kids of all ages can visit Santa in the Center Court of the mall. Have pictures taken with Santa. Tell him what you want for Christmas, maybe it is your two front teeth, maybe you need to lobby (2 comments)
Enfield HUD Foreclosures - Purchasing a HUD Home-Misconceptions and Advantages - 11/19/09 07:01 AM
Enfield HUD Foreclosures Have you been thinking about buying a HUD owned foreclosure? A HUD owned home is much like many other foreclosed homes in that the previous owners lost the ownership of the home through foreclosure. Like many other foreclosed homes the condition of a HUD owned foreclosure may not be perfect, often an indication that the previous owners may not have had enough money to maintain the property well while they owned it. When buying a foreclosure you must evaluate the condition of the property, can you safely live in it they way it is or are their repairs (0 comments)
Via Dorie Dillard: Canyon Creek & NW Austin Living (Coldwell Banker United): As builders draw up blueprints for the house of the post-recession future, builders are struggling to distinguish among what home buyers need, what they want and what they can live without! Most builders say the post-crash buyers of new homes want smaller and simpler. I'm seeing they are attracted to quality not quantity. Some of the things the home buyer appears not willing to give up is 4 bedrooms, a powder room down, at least a 2 car garage, a master bedroom with its own bath (with separate shower (3 comments)
Via Nestor & Katerina Gasset Realtors® Wellington Florida Luxury Homes (International Properties and Investments, Inc.): Thanks to Xerox sending out a Thank You card to our soldiers is simple, fast and free. At this time of the year we can take some time out to teach our children about giving thanks and living in gratitude. The best way of course to teach gratitude is by being a good example of being in a thankful state of mind. You can gather your children around your computer right now and go to this site: Let's Say Thanks- In Support of our Troops. (0 comments)
Via Gregory Arcaro (Brown, Paindiris & Scott, LLP): The current real estate and foreclosure crisis began two or three years ago. Since then homeowners have been trying to modify their home loans. As a result, banks are overwhelmed with loan modification requests and short sale requests. Many banks were unprepared for the number of requests received. All of this equals up to homeowners who qualify for home loan modifications being left in limbo while they wait for answers. Often this process comes at the worst time... in the middle of a foreclosure proceeding. The government did come through to help with this (0 comments)
Manchester Connecticut Foreclosure and REO Properites 6 Tips For A Successful Offer - 11/09/09 09:48 AM
Buying foreclosure or REO property in Manchester, Connecticut can sometimes provide you with a great bargain. Not all foreclosure or REO properties are great bargains. How can you make sure your offer is great and more likely to be accepted by the bank or owner of the property? Use these six tips for a successful offer: What did the current owner pay for the property and what kind of loan did they use. This matters so you can see what the bank may need to receive in selling the property. If the original loan was an FHA loan there is insurance (2 comments)
The New and Improved Home Buyer Tax Credit - 11/08/09 09:40 PM
It is now official, the President has signed the extention of the home buyer tax credit. Yeah. If you had not found a house or were worried about being able to close by the end of the month you have time once again. Via Claudette Millette - Metrowest Mass Exclusive Buyer Broker (The Buyers' Counsel): The much-anticipated extension to the home buyer tax credit has finally been approved. The Senate's vote yesterday resulted in a 98-0 win and today it was passed in the house. The bill now moves to the President's desk for a final signature. First-time home buyers have been eligible (3 comments)
Connecticut Lowest Interest Rate Mortgage Refinance Loans - 3 Ways to Get a Low Rate Refinance - 11/04/09 08:34 PM
Connecticut Lowest Interest Rate Mortgage Refinance Loans - 3 Ways to Get a Low Rate Refinance Getting the lowest rate possible when refinancing is very important. If you are looking to refinance to lower your monthly payment the lowest rate will give you the lowest payment. If you are looking to get cash back when refinancing the lower your interest rate the lower your monthly payment. Since not all refinance loans are created equal your should follow these three tips when applying for your loan to get the lowest interest rate mortgage refinance loan here in Connecticut. 1. Refinance It All (0 comments)
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